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A house or a home conversation questions

A house or a home conversation questions

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There are magazines which show us how to furnish and arrange our homes in good taste. Many people follow these magazines and spend a lot of money on expensive furniture, carpets, pictures, etc. The result is often a room furnished in good taste but cold and impersonal. Why is this?
There are magazines which show us how to furnish and arrange our homes in good taste. Many people follow these magazines and spend a lot of money on expensive furniture, carpets, pictures, etc. The result is often a room furnished in good taste but cold and impersonal. Why is this?

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There are magazines which show us how to furnish and arrange our homes in good taste. Many people follow these magazines and spend a lot of money on expensive furniture, carpets, pictures, etc. The result is often a room furnished in good taste but cold and impersonal. Why is this?

2. To make more space in a small house, some rooms can be combined. What do you think of these combinations? kitchen/ dinning room dinning room/ sitting room sitting room/ bedroom 3. Houses built in earlier years are arranged differently from modern flats. Would you prefer to live in an old-fashioned house with plenty of space or in a small modern flat? 4. How is the sitting room of your house arranged? What are the uncomfortable features of the room? What would be your ideal sitting room? What kind of furniture, lights, rugs etc. would you choose for it? 5. In what ways are pictures important in a house? Do you prefer original paintings or prints of the great masters? 6. Do you like to spend time in the kitchen? Is the kitchen the best room in the family home for meals? Is it a good place to entertain friends? Is it a more relaxing place than the sitting room? What is your idea of a really good kitchen? 7. Is it important for every member of the family to have a room of his own? What would you do to make your own room, more attractive, more personal? 8. Can a house be beautiful without being cold and impersonal? Is is important for a home to be beautiful? Is it important for a home to be clean and tidy all the time? 9. Why do some houses never feel like home?

a cottage a flat a block of flats an apartment an apartment house the kitchen the sitting-room the dining-room the bedroom the hall the bathroom the balcony

to arrange an arrangement to combine two rooms a combination comfortable uncomfortable old-fashioned well-furnished personal impersonal informal

furniture carpets rugs lights pictures plants a TV set

space a private life tidy untidy to make a mess messy noise noisy

1. A modern flat is often too small for the family that lives in it. In what ways can this make the family unhappy? Is it possible for a large family to live happily in a small flat?

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